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Dictionary of mythology, folklore and symbols

Gertrude Jobes

Dictionary of mythology, folklore and symbols

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Published by Scarecrow Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mythology,
  • Dictionaries,
  • Folklore,
  • Signs and symbols

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Gertrude Jobes. --
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR35 J6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. (1759 p.) +
    Number of Pages1759
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26620274M

    folklore (fōk′lôr′) n. 1. The traditional beliefs, myths, tales, and practices of a people, transmitted orally. 2. The comparative study of folk knowledge and culture. Also called folkloristics. 3. a. A body of widely accepted but usually spurious notions about a place, group, or institution: Rumors of their antics became part of the folklore of.


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Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore and Symbols book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A timeless classic/5. Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore and Symbols V1 (Paperback or Softback) by Jobes, Gertrude and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Dictionary of Mythology Folklore and Symbols Hardcover – January 1, by Gertrude Jobes (Author) › Visit Amazon's Gertrude Jobes Page.

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The Big Symbols Book: The ultimate dictionary for Symbols in mythology, cultures and religions - Kindle edition by Goldberg, Eili. Religion & Spirituality Kindle Dictionary of mythology @ s: 6. Get this from a library. Dictionary of mythology, folklore and symbols. [Gertrude Jobes] -- Folklore and symbols book describes the folklore, myths, symbols, names, beliefs, personalities, and customs of.

Dictionary of mythology, folklore and symbols / by Gertrude Jobes. v many symbols which we encounter in the arts and in the history of ideas. Man, it has been said, is a symbolizing animal; it is evident that at no stage in the development of civilization has man been able to dispense with symbols.

Science and technology have not. Get this from a library. Dictionary of mythology, folklore and symbols. [Gertrude Jobes]. Full text of "Dictionary Of Folklore Mythology And Legend Volume A-1" See other formats.

Genre/Form: Dictionaries: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Jobes, Gertrude. Dictionary of mythology, folklore and symbols. New York: Scarecrow Press, Briefly describes the folklore, myths, symbols, names, beliefs, personalities, and customs of all major cultures, religions, and civilizations.

Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review5/5(2). Dictionary of Symbols (, ). This essentially was my encyclope-dia when I started to study symbols. I still think it is a good general source. My next most used source has been Gertrude Jobes’ three-volume Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore and Symbols().

The first two volumes contain the definitions. The third volume is a tremen. The Hardcover of the Dictionary of Mythology Folklore and Symbols by Gertrude Jobes at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore and Symbols by Gertrude Jobes. Scarecrow Press, Incorporated, Hardcover. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend jacket quality is not guaranteed. Reference resources on the meanings of symbols.

Most are in print in the library's Reference Collection, unless otherwise indicated. Titles of print books link to more info about the resource in the library catalog. For browsing purposes, books on symbolism are at and books on mythology and folklore are at in Reference and the : Charlotte Gerstein.

Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore and Symbols by Gertrude Jobes,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(12). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Dictionary of mythology, folklore and symbols by Gertrude Jobes,Scarecrow Press edition, in EnglishPages: Dictionary of mythology, folklore and symbols Item Preview remove-circle Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow.

Books for People with Print Disabilities. Trent University Library Donation. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by stationcebu on SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: The encyclopedia of Celtic mythology and folklore / Patricia Monaghan.

Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN (alk. paper) 1. Mythology, Celtic—Encyclopedias. Celts—Folklore—Encyclopedias. Legends—Europe—Encyclopedias. Title. BLM66 '—dc21 File Size: 2MB. Hawaiian mythology, from the origin myths of the Hawaiian gods and goddesses, to the more recent legends of star-crossed lovers.

Bec HM Béresniak, Daniel, Symbols of Freemasonry,pages. Richly illustrated, this book explores this fascinating but often misrepresentedFile Size: 45KB.

This symbolism dictionary endeavors to provide some possible cultural significances of various symbols, and suggest ways in which those symbols may have been used in context. Most symbols are not code signals, like traffic lights, where red means stop and green means go, but part of a complex language in which green can mean jealousy or.

I would recommend "Dictionary of Symbols" as a companion volume to a book like "Funk and Wagnalls Standard Dictionary of Folklore, Mythology, and Legend." While the "Standard Dictionary " is a much longer book, it opts for more depth and perhaps a bit less range than this one.

Of course their purposes are slightly different/5(). The book divides its images into five categories, “Animal World,” “Creation and Cosmos,” “Human World,” “Plant World,” and “Spirit World,” and contains essays from experts in art, folklore, literature, psychology, and religion — a systematic exploration of symbols and their meanings throughout history and an.

Folklore definition is - traditional customs, tales, sayings, dances, or art forms preserved among a people. How to use folklore in a sentence. Arranged alphabetically, this dictionary classifies over entries which explain the visual and orthographic references that underpin so much of our cultural heritage.

History, etymology, the science of numbers, zodiac signs, animals, magic and gods are all interpreted. Persian (Iranian) Book: Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore and Symbols, فرهنگ سمبل‌ها، اساطیر و فولکلور,Author: Gertrude Jobes.

The Standard Dictionary of Folklore, Mythology and Legend states that 'riddles rank with myths, fables, folktales and proverbs as one of the earliest and most widespread types of formulated thought. A good case could be probably made for their priories to all other forms of File Size: 1MB.

English folklore crops up in books, films and comic books and these appearances include: Lancre and The Chalk, the settings for the Witches and Tiffany Aching story arcs of the Discworld fantasy book series, are heavily inspired by British mythology and folklore. a dictionary of symbols Download a dictionary of symbols or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get a dictionary of symbols book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Folklore definition, the traditional beliefs, legends, customs, etc., of a people; lore of a people.

See more. A compendium of more than 1, articles about the symbolism of myths, dreams, colors, habits, etc., found in folklore and mythology, this encyclopedia of cultural anthropology is published as The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols in English.

Alain Gheerbrant (–) was a French writer, editor, and explorer. He was the founding editor of K. Mythology definition is - an allegorical narrative. How to use mythology in a sentence. Mythology & Folklore. From Masks Of God to Creative Mythology, from The Discovery Of King Arthur to Robin Hood and His Merrie Men, we can help you find the mythology & folklore books you are looking the world's largest independent marketplace for new, used and rare books, you always get the best in service and value when you buy fromand all of your purchases are backed by.

Legend definition, a nonhistorical or unverifiable story handed down by tradition from earlier times and popularly accepted as historical. See more. Books about rist Alan Dundes defines myth as a sacred narrative that explains how the world and humanity evolved into their present form.

Dundes classified a sacred narrative as "a story that serves to define the fundamental worldview of a culture by explaining aspects of the natural world and delineating the psychological and social practices and ideals of a society".

This is an EXCELLENT resource for the student of folklore, mythology, the occult, or anyone interested in the origin of our stories, myths, legends, and important symbologies.

Reformatting of the book from the original text provides the reader with a more smooth and thorough definition/5(20). Get print book. No eBook available. Go to Google Play Now» Dictionary of Mythology, Folklore and Symbols.

Part 3. Index. Gertrude Jobes. Scarecrow Press, - Folklore - pages. 0 Reviews. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any. Ancient Egyptian, Celtic, Viking Symbols and Their Meanings, Mythology, Gods and Mythical Creatures. Egyptian Mythology. Greek Mythology.

Norse Mythology. Persian Mythology. Symbols and Meanings. Fact or Fiction. Mythical Creatures. Kokopelli Trickster God Of Fertility, The Symbol And Its Meaning. Octo by Metin. Guides > Mythology & Folklore #79 in Books > Reference > Encyclopedias & Subject Guides > Tresidder,'s "Complete Dictionary of Symbols" instead.

It has the same number of entries (), Dictionary of Symbolism: Cultural Icons and the Meanings Behind Them Tattoo Meanings & Tattoo.This is an amazing book -- it covers symbolism, but it also a functions as a book of world folklore and mythology.

It's nearly 1, pages and the entries are quite extensive. For example, there are about nine pages on "stone," five pages on "egg," a full page on "dew." But even more obscure.A compendium of more than 1, articles about the symbolism of myths, dreams, colors, habits, etc., found in folklore and mythology, this encyclopedia of cultural anthropology is published as The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols in English.

Alain Gheerbrant (–) was a French writer, editor, and explorer. He was the founding editor of K /5().